November 8, 2023 Remember the last time you were working on something, got deeply absorbed in it, and lost track of time? That’s called being in a state of flow.
November 6, 2023 In his 1992 Preface to Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl laments the success of his book: “if hundreds of thousands of people reach out for a
October 25, 2023 These past two weeks of October have tried our ability to communicate. Free speech, either oral or written, has been tested. For educators, it is a poignant
October 12, 2023 As much of life returns to the patterns and rhythms of the pre-pandemic world, schools and organizations are continuing to observe and experience the effects of the
September 26, 2023 How one teaches often feels like a very personal thing. I believe this is primarily due to a lack of structured teacher training across the world. Teachers
September 20, 2023 I was asked yesterday by a teacher how I am still going strong after 38 years in education (30 as a classroom teacher). Her school starts later
September 11, 2023 In 2000, I met neuroscientist Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, then a doctoral student at Harvard Graduate School of Education (she is now a professor at the University of
August 29, 2023 Discussion skills are high-stakes, teachable, and uniquely human: Why don’t we explicitly teach them in school today? A great discussion is a human experience. You think deeply,
August 23, 2023 Introduction Social and emotional learning (SEL) is a set of skills and processes that enable learners to develop healthy identities, manage emotions and achieve personal and collective
August 22, 2023 Is a new version of the brain coming? The theme of regeneration appears commonly in Intrepid Ed News, particularly in articles written by my colleague Benjamin Freud.